In this bizarre and gruesome account in Judges 1, we get a slightly horrifying reminder that we reap what we sow. Lets begin with the story and a reminder of a principle scripture makes clear.
Max (my dog) tends to be skittish. He also has a tendency to cower. Let me preface this to say, he is spoiled – no abuse for him in my household not the one that he came from before. The Continue reading
There’s a principle we see in scripture where the Father bears with us long to move suddenly. Like Habakkuk 2:3 says, “For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: Continue reading
Too often we take note of outward appearance, circumstances, and giftings to judge God’s blessing or favor (or the lack thereof). But in reality, this system is a flawed form of judgement. And further, the focus is off because really Continue reading
Since I had my revelatory paradigm shift about Leah (see my post Tender Eyes (Genesis 29:17)), I’ve spent much time pondering her and this new perspective and I feel like there’s a blessing of encouragement embedded in her story for Continue reading
I love bibles. Even though I tend to use my phone more often than an actual bible I still love having and holding the actual book. It makes me happy even to just see them. As a result I have Continue reading
Too often we view our calls as individual things to be achieved rather than a piece of a Master’s plan to accomplish a greater goal. Ironically our singular focus often ends up hurting ourselves when the Father doesn’t do things Continue reading
I’m continuing to meditate on John 15, pondering abiding and bearing fruit. As I considered how one bears fruit, Father reminded me that we are pruned that we might bear more fruit. Then He highlighted verse 3 (AMP):
Since I got a strong word of exhortation on Friday, the Father has had me pondering one of His names: El Roi, which means the God Who Sees. This comes from Genesis 16:13 where Hagar has run away from Sarai Continue reading
We were not intended to carry burdens. The number of stress-related illnesses bear witness to that fact. And yet we continually want to hang on to them… why? Ultimately, I believe it comes down to a trust issue.